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Can University City become a catalyst for the Philly tech scene? business

Dec. 29, 2016 12:50 pm

Can University City become a catalyst for the Philly tech scene?

The western bank of the Schuylkill River houses a handful of anchor institutions from Philly's tech ecosystem. Here's what's the neighborhood has to do next.
Philadelphia’s new weed economy is thriving business

Dec. 23, 2016 10:30 am

Philadelphia’s new weed economy is thriving

Cannabis marketing firms, magic foie gras and specialized business accelerators? The green rush has arrived.
All the stories the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk data release doesn’t tell civic

Aug. 5, 2016 12:54 pm

All the stories the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk data release doesn’t tell

The Police Department took on the ambitious task of telling its own stop-and-frisk story through data. But how do you tell a story that has so many sides?
The city is making big changes to StartUp PHL business

Jul. 20, 2016 12:59 pm

The city is making big changes to StartUp PHL

First Round Capital will bow out from managing the PIDC-backed venture fund but will continue to oversee the current portfolio. Here's the most comprehensive accounting of StartUp PHL investments to date.
The case for Philadelphia civic

May 2, 2016 12:59 pm

The case for Philadelphia

How Philly's tech community is fighting to stand out.
The battle over civic innovation inside Philadelphia City Hall civic

Apr. 21, 2016 1:00 pm

The battle over civic innovation inside Philadelphia City Hall

The Office of Innovation and Technology rose to prominence under Adel Ebeid, the city's first Chief Innovation Officer. Now, with a new CIO, where will it go next?
How to join the Philly tech scene? Check out this sweet infographic business

Feb. 17, 2016 12:59 pm

How to join the Philly tech scene? Check out this sweet infographic

The interactive mini-site came out of the Tomorrow Tour stop right here in our beloved hometown.
Why RevZilla just launched a joint venture with a private equity firm business

Feb. 11, 2016 9:26 am

Why RevZilla just launched a joint venture with a private equity firm

The Navy Yard-based motorcycle ecommerce site, with $75 million in 2015 sales, didn't get acquired. They launched a new holding company with a retail specialist that can result in a global footprint.
The life and death of the Dept. of Making + Doing creative

Jan. 4, 2016 7:30 am

The life and death of the Dept. of Making + Doing

The youth-oriented makerspace on a booming University City corridor launched with much excitement and possibility in the spring of 2013, only to close nearly three years later. What happened?
Here are the 12 stories we obsessed over this year media

Dec. 23, 2015 1:22 pm

Here are the 12 stories we obsessed over this year

Long reads on everything from Philadelphia's failed municipal broadband project to an open-source awakening. And love and dating. Always love and dating.

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